Harlem International Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Harlem International Film Festival
SINCE: 2005
WHERE: Harlem, New York
WEBSITE: www.harlemfilmfestival.org
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Celebrating the art of cinema in the home of the Harlem Renaissance, The Harlem International Film Festival (Hi) inspires and entertains by honoring films that offer honest, thought-provoking portrayals of our world. Conceived from the belief that we all have unique experiences and perspectives to share, Hi actively seeks and exhibits fresh and dynamic works that possess a universal appeal. Hi is committed to exemplifying the eminence that Harlem represents and is dedicated to bringing attention to the best filmmakers from around the world.

Inspirational Documentary ZEMENE to Close 2015 Harlem International Film Festival | TRAILER

Inspirational Documentary ZEMENE to Close 2015 Harlem International Film Festival | TRAILER

The Harlem International Film Festival (Hi) celebrating its 10th Anniversary, will take place September 9-13 featuring MIST Harlem as its primary 2015 theatrical venue. Wednesday, September 9 at 7 PM Hi kicks off its lineup with award-winning Stories of Our Lives  chronicling the hidden struggles of lovers, fighters and rebels that characterize the criminalized LGBT community in Kenya. Other highlights include the East Coast Premiere of the award-winning America is Still the Place, based on the unbelievable true story of Charlie […]

Kenyan LGBT Award-winning Film STORIES OF OUR LIVES to Open 2015 Harlem International Film Festival

Kenyan LGBT Award-winning Film STORIES OF OUR LIVES to Open 2015 Harlem International Film Festival

Award-winning film STORIES OF OUR LIVES that documents the hidden personal stories of lovers, fighters, rebels and the community histories that characterize the criminalized queer experience in Kenya, will open the 2015 Harlem International Film Festival on September 9. The filmmakers and cast risked their very lives to bring to life this insightful series of vignettes based on true stories collected for the STORIES OF OUR LIVES project. STORIES OF OUR LIVES, Nairobi-based visual artist Jim […]

Harlem Film Festival to Screen Film 9 Lives About Victims of Puff Daddy City College Concert

Harlem Film Festival to Screen Film 9 Lives About Victims of Puff Daddy City College Concert

 

The Harlem International Film Festival will screen Jason Swain’s documentary 9 LIVES on Wednesday, December 7, 2011.

The screening is timed to coincide with the death of rapper Heavy D last week, as well as to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the tragic night involving him that resulted in 9 people killed and 29 injured. 9 LIVES, is billed as director Jason Swain’s tribute to the nine victims including his brother Dirk, who died that night. The director will participate in a discussion after the screening. {jathumbnail off}